- Latest news, Climbing, mountaineering, skiing, trekking, off-piste, bouldering in Italy, Alps, Himalaya, Dolomites. en-EN Copyright, ( Tommy Caldwell the unexpected champion in Climbing Sparkling Moments #4 American climber Tommy Caldwell is the focus of the fourth episode of the Climbing Sparkling Moments podcast by La Sportiva. ( Sat, 24 Jul 2021 16:18:08 +0200 Nicola Castagna, Gabriel Perenzoni complete the 82 x 4000m peaks of the Alps in 80 days Italian alpinists Nicola Castagna and Gabriel Perenzoni have managed to climb all 82 peaks over 4,000 meters in the Alps. The trainee mountain guides set off on 4 May and required 80 days to complete the climbs. ( Sat, 24 Jul 2021 17:02:03 +0200 Simon Messner, Philipp Prünster add Sinnfresser to Heiligkreuzkofel, Dolomites Simon Messner and Philipp Prünster have made the first ascent of Sinnfresser, a new multi-pitch rock climb on Heiligkreuzkofel / Sass de la Crusc in the Dolomites. ( Fri, 23 Jul 2021 15:15:56 +0200 Climbing access at risk at Lorüns, the premier crag in Vorarlberg, Austria Local climbers Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have launched a petition to save Lorünser Wändle, one of the most important crags in Vorarlberg, Austria currently at risk of being quarried. ( Fri, 23 Jul 2021 10:11:35 +0200 Dolorock, a wonderful climbing experience in Höhlensteintal, Dolomites There are 10 days left until the end of Dolorock, the climbing festival in the Höhlensteintal / Valle di Landro in the Dolomites. ( Thu, 22 Jul 2021 16:26:12 +0200 Watch Matteo Della Bordella, Alessandro Zeni free Leap of Faith on Poncione d’Alnasca The short film by Nicolò and Fulvio Mariani documenting the first free ascent of Leap of Faith on Poncione d’Alnasca in Switzerland, carried out by Matteo Della Bordella and Alessandro Zeni in autumn 2020. ( Thu, 22 Jul 2021 23:29:56 +0200 Concha de Caracol South Face new route in Peru by Anna Pfaff, Andres Marin, Alex Torres Alpinists Anna Pfaff, Andres Marin and Alex Torres have made the first ascent of Cerveza, Pan y Ácido, a new mixed climb up the South Face of Concha de Caracol in the Cordillera Vilcanota massif in Peru. ( Wed, 21 Jul 2021 10:20:20 +0200 Andrea Chelleris (12) climbs 9a, Pure Dreaming at Massone in Arco, Italy 12-year-old Italian climber Andrea Chelleris has redpointed his first 9a, Pure Dreaming at Massone, Arco. ( Tue, 20 Jul 2021 14:10:11 +0200 Stefano Ghisolfi, Eliška Adamovská win in Briançon Last night Stefano Ghisolfi from Italy and Eliška Adamovská from the Czech republic won the fourth stage of the Lead World Cup in Briançon in France. ( Mon, 19 Jul 2021 15:54:32 +0200 Briançon Lead World Cup 2021 live Briançon in France is currently hosting the fourth stage of the Lead World Cup 2021. Stefano Ghisolfi and Natalia Grossman currently lead the provisional ranking. The finals begin this evening at 19:30. ( Mon, 19 Jul 2021 09:27:55 +0200 Lorenzo Scandroglio 

The Italian mountaineering community is in mourning: Lorenzo Scandroglio, a well-known mountain journalist, writer and translator, mountain hut warden, mountaineer and member of the Italian mountain rescue team, passed away at the age of 52. ( Fri, 16 Jul 2021 18:52:05 +0200 Nevado Huamashraju Este, new route in Peru by Iker and Enenko Pou Enenko and Iker Pou have made the first ascent of ¡Viva Perú Carajo !, a new mixed climb up the South Face of Nevado Huamashraju East in Peru. At the same time their expedition partners Manu Ponce and Micher Quito also established a new route up the mountain’s north face. ( Thu, 15 Jul 2021 23:03:52 +0200 Laura Rogora and Sean Bailey win Chamonix Lead World Cup The penultimate stage of the Lead World Cup 2021 was won on Tuesday night by Laura Rogora from Italy and Sean Bailey from the USA in Chamonix in France. Stefano Ghisolfi placed a wonderful second, together with America’s Natalia Grossman.

 Aleksandra Totkova from Bulgaria and Martin Stranik from the Czech Republic won bronze. ( Thu, 15 Jul 2021 20:12:44 +0200 Alfredo Webber sends Pure Dreaming 9a at Arco 52-year-old climber Alfredo Webber has made his dream com true by repeating Pure Dreaming, the 9a he bolted a few years ago at Massone above Arco, Italy. ( Tue, 13 Jul 2021 22:00:12 +0200 New climb on Marmarole in the Dolomites by Stefan Glowacz, Philipp Hans German climbers Stefan Glowacz and Philipp Hans have made the first ascent of Wallride Vol. 1, a new route up Croda Bianca (2841m) in the Marmarole group, Dolomites as part of their Wallride project. ( Mon, 12 Jul 2021 18:14:08 +0200 Chamonix Lead World Cup 2021 live streaming Live streaming today from the penultimate stage of the Lead World Cup 2021. The semi-Finals take place at 19:30 today, followed by the finals tomorrow at 20:30. ( Mon, 12 Jul 2021 19:18:00 +0200 Patrick Edlinger, Le Blond ft. in Climbing Sparkling Moments #2 French rock climber Patrick Edlinger is the protagonist of the second episode of the La Sportiva Climbing Sparkling Moments. ( Fri, 23 Jul 2021 21:58:51 +0200 First ski descents on Monte San Valentin in Patagonia and Altos de los Arrieros in Chile In November 2020 Raimundo De Andraca, Antonio Eguiguren, Sebastian Rojas, Nicolas Valderrama and Galo Viguera scored the first ski descent of South Face of Monte San Valentin, at 4058m the highest mountain in Patagonia. De Andraca and Rojas with Cristonal Diaz and Diego Saez completed the first winter ascent and first ski descent of Cerro Alto de los Arrieros in Chile. ( Sat, 10 Jul 2021 09:03:19 +0200 Altavia 4000 and the dream of climbing 82 4000 of the Alps. By Gabriel Perenzoni Aspirant mountain guide Gabriel Perenzoni talks about his dream of climbing the 82 peaks over 4,000 meters in the Alps with Nicola Castagna. Their project is called Altavia 4000 and having set off on 4 May, that have already climbed 62 mountains in 60 days. ( Fri, 09 Jul 2021 21:24:52 +0200 Mythical Rätikon masterpiece WoGü, with Nina Caprez and Cédric Lachat The film WoGü by Mathieu Rivoire, featuring Nina Caprez and Cédric Lachat on the legendary Beat Kammerlander multipitch WoGü in the Rätikon in Switzerland. ( Thu, 08 Jul 2021 23:20:11 +0200